Reasons Why People Join Cults
There are more and more cults that has been thriving nowadays. Many people now became life gurus, and philosophical teachers, and offer faddish products. These people do everything just to encourage other individuals to join their cult. If you have ever asked why these cults have been very successful in recruiting and making their population grow, then this article will answer those confusions. Below, the reasons to why many people are encouraged and induce to be part of these cult groups will be discussed. These answers will also be signs of warning if you can be vulnerable to join these groups.
Since cult is religious group that denies the teachings of the bible and Christianity, their way to get people is to their personal lives.
Many cults have their wise way to make a way to the innocent peoples heart. These cults make sure to target those individual who are illiterate on teachings of the Bible. To make sure that these people will be encouraged in their group, the schedule “Bible studies”, which usually are some at a certain home of one member. They invite these people have a “Bible Study”, however what they do in this Bible study is to distort the teachings in the people and instead promote their cult and religious leader, and their cult principles.
Basically, those who have little or no knowledge about the teachings of the Bible are most likely potential to be one of the targets of these cults for them to recruit. If cultist founds out that one person is a firm believer in the teachings of the Bible, then the cultist disregard even trying to recruit one.
Life transitions make a potential time for cults to recruit the people who are experiencing this. Divorce, marriage, a new job, a death in the family, attending college for the first time are some of the big life transitions that may make us feel confused. At this point in time, we will feel so unstable in life and that we will need to resort to something that will make it stable somehow. In our life transitions also, we tend to be more vulnerable. And so, the cultist takes this opportunity to focus in the personal lives of these individuals to entice to join the cult.
The thing that the cultist do is to talk over to the person who is currently struggling in his life transition. Since this person is more vulnerable in this time, he or she will certainly listen and seek for the counsel of the cultist. Once the cultist finds out that this certain person listens to and becomes dependent on his counsel then it will be an opportunity for the cultist to involve the person in the cult. Once this person becomes part of the cult, he or she will have no chance to quotation and react since the cultist makes sure keep this person busy with the cult task and duties.
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